guided Rock Climbing 1 day

Experience rock climbing in the Lake District.  Join us for a day of multi-pitch climbing tailored for you.  

Instructor Ratio 1:2

1 person: £190

2 people: £105pp

Enquire for additional instructors, adhering to our ratios



Lake District Mountaineering offers a private guiding service for rock climbing all over the national park.  For this service we engage local, active and experienced Mountaineering Instructors to support you on your journey and offer a high quality experience for LDM customers.


These privates days work best for small groups and individuals that are looking for a more focussed experience towards achieving a climbing goal or wanting to climb specific routes. 


Our private guided days allow us to focus on you and your climbing partner, this allows for tailored instruction and coaching to take place.

On enquiry we will discuss your objectives and aspirations as well as your experience levels, this will allow for us to create a bespoke programme for you. 

The objectives you have may be achievable on enquiry or we may need to develop a working and professional relationship towards developing your skills and progression at a suitable pace. 

Alternatively, we are happy to offer this is as a one off climbing experience, where we will take you to a venue and show you how to climb and introduce the sport to you on a private basis, allowing you to take the day at your own pace. 


We will match the climbs and venues to your aspirations and expectations - venues we use include:

  • Raven Crag (Langdale)

  • Upper Scout Crag

  • Shepherds Crag

  • Black Crag (Borrowdale)

  • Castle Rock

  • Gimmer Crag

  • Dow Crag

  • The Napes

And more!


There is a lifetimes worth of climbing just in the Lakes, maybe you wish to climb a classic rock route, experience rock climbing for the first time or head onto the mountain crags - we are here to guide the way. 


Get in touch if you have a climb in mind or need some guidance towards choosing a route for you!

The price of this day is inclusive of:

  • A qualified Mountaineering Instructor affiliated with AMI

  • Local & intimate knowledge of the venues

  • Technical equipment 

  • Professional coaching & instruction

  • Small ratios and focussed guiding

Read more about AMI here: About AMI



1:2 Ratio - 2 people per 1 instructor

Safety is paramount so no more than 2 people per 1 instructor in technical terrain.


A party larger than 2 will require multiple instructors - we can supply instructors adhering to our ratios - please enquire.



No experience necessary

We can teach you how to wear your harness and how to safely tie in

We will take the day at your pace and build on any prior knowledge or current skillset

We can run the day in line with your experiences and skillset and tailor the day for you. 


All technical equipment is provided. 

We will share kit lists with you during the booking stage

Harness & Helmet provided but

you can bring your own

You will need to wear suitable outdoor clothing and have your own rock shoes

Click here for a rock shoes buyers guide


Our venues are carefully selected and tailored to get the most out of the programme. 

We can select venues close to your accommodation where possible.

We regularly use the Langdale & Borrowdale valleys or any of the listed locations above.

All dates, courses and sessions are displayed on our booking system.  Follow the book now button to view all of our availability and book your day.

Please request a date if our calendar doesn't match your availability

Please enquire for additional instructors - 1:2 ratio for safety in this terrain 

We may be able run at 1:3 in some scenarios

For further information and enquiries, please use the contact form 

Kettle Crag
Kettle Crag

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Shepherd's Crag
Shepherd's Crag

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Troutdale Pinnacle
Troutdale Pinnacle

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Kettle Crag
Kettle Crag

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We look forward to hearing from you and working towards your mountaineering ambitions and helping to achieve your goals. 

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